There are 4 ways to get from New York to Southold by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Southold North Fork-Eastbound

$20 - $35

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Train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Southold Ronkonkoma

$19 - $27

2 alternative options

Train, night train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Hicksville Port Jefferson / ...
  2. Take the night train from Hicksville to Southold Ronkonkoma

$19 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from New York to Southold 93.1 miles

$9 - $14

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 3 Av/E 44 St and arriving at Southold. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Southold. However, there are services departing from Penn Station and arriving at Southold via Ronkonkoma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between New York and Southold is 86 miles. The road distance is 93.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Southold without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 25 min and costs .

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The bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Southold takes 2 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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New York to Southold bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., depart from 3 Av/E 44 St station.

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New York to Southold train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Southold is to bus which takes 2 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 36 min.

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New York to Southold bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at Southold station.

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New York to Southold train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Southold station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Southold.
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  • Distance: 85.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Southold, NY, USA?

Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from New York to Southold once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Southold via Ronkonkoma in around 3 h 36 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Southold
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Hicksville
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
Night train from Hicksville to Southold
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 3 Av/E 44 St to Southold
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Southold is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from New York to Southold.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Southold. Prices start at $185 USD per night.

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